Crococun Zoo

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Croco Cun Zoo is a great experience for families, where you can get up close and personal not only with crocodiles, but a variety of local animals.

For an up close experience of some of Mexico's native wildlife, Crococun is a great place to check out. This crocodile farm features a wide range of exhibits from large and fearsome crocodiles to babies that you can pet and hold. Additionally, they also have parrots, deer, and other animals that you can feed and hold.

Location

Crococun Zoo is located south west of Riviera Cancun, a neighborhood in the Riviera Maya; it is 2.5 miles to the north of Puerto Morelos.

This attractions is located just under 20 miles away from Cancun in the Maya Riviera. Take the MYAB bus line from the Cancun or Playa del Carmen bus stations for a direct ride to the zoo.

Nearby Restaurants

There are several picks of eateries to choose from in the area near the zoo. The most convenient place to eat to Crococun Zoo is Casa del Mar, which offers International dishes. The dining establishment is a short ways off, but distant enough that you may decide to make advance plans for taking advantage of some means of transport to visit there. Also within a short distance, you'll come across options including Coffee Shop at Ocean Coral and Hacienda Los Girasoles where you and your party will want to try out Mexican meals and enjoy the culture of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean.

Nearby Attractions

There are some other attractions nearby, including Ocean Research Facility, which is a mile and a half away the Riviera Maya. You might want to also think about visiting Old Market District, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never get bored. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

Attractions Near Crococun Zoo
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Ocean Research Facility Other Activities/Excursions 1.6 mi. (2.3 km) SE 1.4 mi. North-Northeast of Puerto Morelos
Old Market District Historic Site 1.9 mi. (2.7 km) SSW Villa Morelos
Leaning Lighthouse Other Attraction 2.5 mi. (0.2 km) SSE Puerto Morelos
Yax-Che Jardin Botanico -- 2.7 mi. (2.8 km) SSW Puerto Morelos
Atlantida at Parque Nizuc Other Attraction 10.9 mi. (16.4 km) NNE 10.2 mi. South of Cancun
Selvatica -- 12.1 mi. (20.6 km) W 12.8 mi. West of Puerto Morelos
Punta Nizuc National Park -- 12.4 mi. (17.3 km) NE 10.7 mi. South-Southeast of Cancun
Ruinas del Rey Historic Site 14.0 mi. (14.3 km) NNE 8.9 mi. Southeast of Cancun

More Information

Hours

Crococun Zoo is open everyday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Cost

The price of admission is $20(USD) for adults and $12(USD) for kids.

Location: the Riviera Maya, Mexico

Phone

(998) 850-3719

Website

http://www.crococunzoo.com

 

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